Manerva E. Sears

16 August 1852–16 April 1880 (Age 27)
Logan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Manerva E.

When Manerva E. Sears was born on 16 August 1852, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Sears, was 35 and her mother, Mary Jane Wimpy, was 33. She married Carroll Bailey Flood on 24 April 1873, in Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 16 April 1880, at the age of 27.

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Carroll Bailey Flood
Manerva E. Sears
Marriage: 24 April 1873
James Henry Flood
Lillie Elizabeth Flood

Spouse and Children

    Carroll Bailey Flood



24 April 1873
Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Jackson Sears


    Mary Jane Wimpy




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World Events (6)


Age 9

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 15

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair, which in turn may be a patronymic from a Gaelicized form of the Old English personal name Saeger (see 2 below).2 English: patronymic from a Middle English personal name Saher or Seir ( see Sayer 1).3 Americanized form of French Cyr .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Minerva E Sears in household of A J Sears, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Manervie E Flood in household of C B Flood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Manerva Sears in household of Andrew Sears, "United States Census, 1870"

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